Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Maranao peoples
  • hat, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Lanao del Sur, Philippines
  • plant fiber, metal, glass, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.5 x 31 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 11/16 x 12 3/16 in
  • Gift of Charles K. Warriner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3590

The domed hat has a small brim. The crown has six panels of decoration consisting of chevrons in light natural and dark brown. The hat has a dark brown brim with a light natural band and a dark brown rim. There is a silver metal square decorated with small circles at the top of the hat, topped with a glass drawer pull held on with a nut and bolt.